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Last edited by escape_artist; Jul 27, 2012 at 08:57 AM.
Golla is terrible, he is ok on D, but he fumbles the rebounds and opponents score on second chance because of that, so that D is negated. Cant even finish shots underneath the basket. Sumalinog is OK as long as he is playing with the starters.
The Blue Eagles and the Green Archers: The Rivalry Continues
Itís that time of the season once again when blue and white clash, when eagles try to claw archers and when archers try to pierce eagles through the heart with their arrows. Thatís right, Ateneo and De La Salle will once again face off on July 28 at the MOA Arena with pride and bragging rights on the line in whatís sure to be an emotional match-up.
The Blue Eagles are coming off an impressive victory over Season 75 host and heavy favourites the Bulldogs, who got an immense serving of humble pie after being dominated by Ateneo. The Green Archers on the other hand recently suffered a heart-breaking loss to FEU, who narrowly escaped a late surge by DLSU late in the 2nd half. With Ateneo looking to clinch the rare five-peat and De La Salle looking to avenge their loss, expect nothing but fireworks in the game.
The two rivals first faced off this year during the FilOil Cup in which DLSU won 62-59 in overtime. DLSU rookie Jeron Teng exploded with 17 points including the game-tying 3-pointer. The Green Archers led most of the match, ending the third quarter with the lead, 38-31. But Ateneo sparked a 22-12 run in the final quarter to lead by three, 53-50, in the dying seconds of the game. Guard LA Revilla scored 16 points and center Norbert Torres chipped in 13 points and 19 rebounds to help La Salle seal the victory. It is important to note however that ADMU big man Greg Slaughter was out of this match due to an ankle injury, and he is a big factor to consider in both ADMUís offense and defense.
Itís the heavy favourites the Blue Eagles versus the contenders the Green Archers on Saturday. Will Ateneo continue their dominance or will De La Salle finally relive the glory days and once again have a seat on the Final Four? Anything can happen in the UAAP. A few things are for certain. Elbows will be thrown. Sparks will fly. And this will be one intense and emotional game that you wouldnít want to miss.
Going back to this game, I think Golla will see time especially going up against the energetic big men of La Salle. His role is to frustrate Mendoza, Andrada, Torres, and AVO. He's a physical player who can put his body on any big men to try to take them off their position. Chua needs his energy on the offensive end so the defensive duty should be reserved to Golla. Erram is a weak side defender and isn't as physical and as "dirty" as Golla is on the backboards.
On Oping Sumalinog, I'd try to limit his time as much as possible against La Salle because he won't be able to keep up with the quicker and energetic La Salle wing players. Zags would be preferable in defending the likes of Jeron Teng, Luigi Dela Paz, and Tampus. I would maybe put Sumalinog in the game when Webb is playing because he'll be able to match up with Webb's physicality.
With that, I believe that an Ateneo victory will be sealed by how Norman Black utilizes his rotation and bench players. He's one of the top coaches in the Philippines and a great pre-game strategies. But even the brightest minds have their off days as we've seen in the game against UST. Hopefully, NB won''t have one of those in-game mistakes again in his rotation if Ateneo should win the game tomorrow.
two things that can be taken from last year:
a. kiefer cannot explode for 20 points in the first half again. in fact, no one from ateneo should
b. freethrow shooting, what else?
ano kayang kalokohan gagawin ni Webb bukas? sana mag baliw mode siya at mag score ng 30 pts tapos winning shot si Teng in front of Buenafe.
Good luck to the Blue Eagles! Fly High!
Mary, For You.
For your white and blue.
One Big Fight!
Bayaran man ako, I would still say to you,
I'd rather be green than be blue.
Animo La Salle!!!
(just passing by. )
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DLSU Projected starting five:
LA Revilla, Luigi Dela Paz, Jeron Teng, Yutien Andrada, Norbert Torres
ADMU Projected starting five:
Kiefer Ravena, Juami Tiongson, Tonino Gonzaga, Nico Salva, Greg Slaughter
Current Team Standing: